Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan is now set to play Ravan in Adipurush, the 3D action drama starring Prabhas. Adipurush made the big announcement on social media, introducing Saif Ali Khan’s character, Lankesh, as “the smartest demon in the world.” In Adipurush, Saif plays the “world’s most intelligent demon” who existed 7000 years ago.
Adipurush is touted as a 3D action period drama that will celebrate the victory of good over evil. The film, which will star Prabhas as Adipurush, will mark Saif Ali Khan’s second collaboration with Om Raut – the duo have previously worked together on Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, which also featured Saif Ali Khan.
Actor Prabhas shared that the devil Lankesh’s role of Saif Ali Khan and wrote, “7000 years ago existed the world’s most intelligent demon! #Adipurush”
Saif Ali Khan said in a statement, “I’m thrilled to be working with Omi dada again. He has a grand vision and the technical knowledge to pull it off. I’m thrilled to be a part of this project. I look forward to clashing swords with the mighty Prabhas and to play a role that is electrifying and demonic.”
Adipurush is a story that celebrates “the victory of good over evil.” Adipurush will be a bilingual Hindi-Telugu film, dubbed in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and several foreign languages. The film is scheduled for release in 2022.